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Foreign policy begins at home : the case for putting America's house in order

Author: Richard Haass
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A rising China, climate change, terrorism, a nuclear Iran, a turbulent Middle East, and a reckless North Korea present serious challenges to our national security. But the biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad-but from within. Burgeoning deficit and debt, crumbling infrastructure, second class schools, and an outdated immigration system have resulted in a country less competitive and far more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haass, Richard.
Foreign policy begins at home : the case for putting America's house in order.
New York : Basic Books, 2014
viii, 195 pages ; 25 cm
(DLC) 10860268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Haass
ISBN: 9780465038640 0465038646 9780465065967 0465065961
OCLC Number: 988465948
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: the return of history --
Brave new world --
American primacy --
China's rise --
A post-European world --
The wannabe major powers --
The global gap --
Reason for optimism --
Reason for worry --
The Middle East morass --
The consequences of history's return --
Part II : restoration abroad --
Doctrines and democracy --
Saving lives --
Taking on terrorists --
Integration --
Restoration --
A defensible defense --
Part III : restoration at home --
The deficit and the debt --
Energy --
Education --
Infrastructure --
Immigration --
Economic growth --
Politics --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Richard N. Haass.

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"[A] deft and wise book."-The Daily Beast  Read more...

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Robert M. Gates "A perceptive diagnosis and common sense prescription for what ails us as a nation. It is a practical guide for those who believe America's continued global leadership is critical in Read more...

 
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